Boots and Birdies. . . and Billiards!

July 15, 2016

The Auction Party at the Billiard Factory will kick off our 5th Annual Boots and Birdies Event on October 16, 2016 at 6:00 pm. Guests will enjoy live music by Wade Bowen, food and beverage stations from some of Austin’s greatest restaurants, a silent auction, raffle, and great company while supporting our nation’s heroes. On October 17, 2016 the fun continues as golfers tee off at 9:00 am following breakfast at Falconhead Golf Club. Awards and lunch will conclude the shotgun scramble. IF YOU REGISTER YOUR TEAM FOR THE GOLF TOURNAMENT BY AUGUST 31, YOU WILL RECEIVE 4 COMPLIMENTARY TICKETS TO OUR BOOTS AND BREWS CONCERT EVENT AT THE NEW NUTTY BROWN IN ROUND ROCK SPRING 2017! GOLF REGISTRATION AND SPONSORSHIP

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Cornbread for a Cause at Z’Tejas in Austin Texas

July 12, 2016

If you live in Austin, most likely you’ve enjoyed the cornbread at Z’Tejas. Now, you can do so while supporting military kids. From July 1 through the end of September, proceeds from Cornbread sales at Austin locations go to the Comfort Crew for Military Kids. Read more about how their ‘Cornbread for a Cause’  has raised $90K for local charities. Z’Tejas Southwestern Grill Raises More Than $90,000 for Local Charities    

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AUSA Military Family Forum

March 7, 2016

The Association of the United States Army (AUSA) is partnering with the Texas Military Department Family  Support Services to bring a Military Family Forum to Camp Mabry in Austin Texas on April 9, 2016 from 9:30am to 2:00pm: Listen, Connect, and Share: Communication Strategies for Military Families. Registration is free and activities for kids ages 6 and up will be provided.

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Wait List for Bulk Comfort Kit Orders

January 22, 2016

Please help our military children! With your help we can meet the needs for 1,543 families requesting our Comfort Kits for their children. Deployments are on the rise and these families are preparing for long separations! Your donation will help to ensure a military child will receive the necessary resources to help with the challenges that they will be facing! Donate Today – Together we can continue to provide support to our military children every day. Weekly Individual Requests: 34 WYATW Kits 19 TAGN Kits 1 TCOY Kit Wait List – Bulk Requests: Texas, Army, 200 Deployment Kits Wyoming, Air National Guard, 103 Deployment Kits Texas, Air Reserve, 100 Deployment Wyoming, Army National Guard, 10 Deployment Kits Texas, Air Force, 116 Deployment Kits Nevada, Army, 10 Together Again Kits California, Navy, 70 Deployment Kits Alabama, Air Force, 20 Deployment and 20 Together Again Kits Ramstein, Air Force, 43 Deployment Kits Arkansas, [...]

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What “Holiday Hope” means to our Military Family

December 16, 2015

by Sara Jane Arnett There are a lot of warm thoughts, memories, and positive connotations associated with this wonderful time of the year especially when military families have the luxury of spending those special times together, in the presence of one another. This is a luxury that most all military families never take for granted during the Holiday Season. My husband has served in the U.S. Army for 11 years. In reality, half of those years have been spent without each other because of deployments, schools, trainings, etc. My husband’s military service commitment has to be top priority, but it never takes away from our collective commitment to our family which makes times of separation lonely, but also presents opportunities to be creative for our young children. This is where the Comfort Crew for Military Kids flies in and saves the day. Operation ”Holiday Hope” is a special time when [...]

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Operation Holiday Hope

December 7, 2015

Give the Gift of Encouragement this Holiday Season! Leave a message of support to military kids, many of whom have a parent deployed over the holidays. Military kids will be invited to view all the uplifting notes left for them. Take just a minute to leave your message! #‎HolidayHope LEAVE YOUR MESSAGE!

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The Comfort Crew on HLN Morning Express

December 7, 2015

WATCH as the HLN Morning Express team leads off their charity week by highlighting the Comfort Crew for Military Kids. ‪#‎GivingExpress‬  

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Spouse Buzz

December 7, 2015

The Comfort Crew for Military Kids on Spouse Buzz by Military.com Military parents with school-aged children who are dealing with deployment, homecoming or transition can have access to a free toolkit through Comfort Crew, an organization that partners with the USO. READ MORE…… POSTED BY: AMY BUSHATZ DECEMBER 4, 2015

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A Letter from the Tour

October 16, 2015

The With You All the Way! Tour started back last month, with our first stop – Fort Leonard Wood, MO. It was a great way to start the Fall 2015 Tour by meeting over 2,000 military kids in just one week. The Center Director at the USO Fort Leonard Wood joined us for all the presentations that week and was kind enough to share her thoughts in the letter below: Good Morning, Now that I have had the chance to sit down and catch up, I wanted to make sure to write you guys and let you know just how big of impact the Trevor Romain performances had on our entire Fort Leonard Wood community, from our young elementary school students to the teenagers, to their teachers, guidance counselors and to the parents of those young hearts you touched, they are all grateful that you took a chance on us [...]

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Trevor Romain Speaks at AUSA Annual Meeting

October 12, 2015

We invite you to join Comfort Crew co-founder Trevor Romain during a live webinar, as he participates on the panel “the Healthy Home Part 2 – Resilient Families” at the AUSA National Annual Meeting Oct. 13th from 2:00PM EDT – 4:10PM EDT. Forum III will focus on the mental health of Army families and effective initiatives aimed at building resilience. Since 2010, Trevor has spoken to over 150,000 military kids in 16 different countries while on the USO With You All the Way! Tour. You can listen to the live webinar HERE on Tuesday, October 13th at 2:00 PM EDT. LEAD SPEAKER Rosemary Freitas Williams, Deputy Assistant Secretary of Defense for Military Community and Family Policy Office of the Secretary of Defense PANEL LTG Mark A. Graham, United States Army, Retired, Senior Director, Military/Veteran Support Services and Rutgers National Call Center Sharyn J. Saunders, Director, Ready and Resilient Campaign Department of the Army, G-1 [...]

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